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  • 1. Teenage Smoking
  • 2. WOULD YOU SWALLOW AN INSECTICIDE? YOU WOULDN’T?????
  • 3. IF YOU’RE SMOKING, YOU’RE ALREADY DOING THAT!!!
  • 4. Smoking refers to the inhalation and exhalation of fumes from burning tobacco in cigars, cigarettes and pipes.
  • 5. Teen Smoking – 1/3 of all smokers have smoked before 14 – 90% of all smokers begin before 21 – Current trends predict 6.4 million current children smokers will die prematurely due to smoking
  • 6. Why do Teenagers Start Smoking?????
  • 7. Reasons for smokers to smoke Psychological Problems i. Ignorance effect ii. Self medicine to improve mood iii. Depression Social Problems i. Parental influence ii. Peer pressure iii. Feel more mature or adult
  • 8. Short Term Effects:- • Bad breath • Staining of teeth • Chronic coughing • Sore throat • Increased heart rate • Risk of exposing people around you to secondhand smoke Long-Term Effects:- • Cancer • Heart disease • Gum disease • Increased risk of stomach ulcers • Increased wrinkles in the skin • Breathing problems • Every cigarette steals seven minutes of a smoker’s and Every 13 seconds, someone in the word dies from a Smoke-related illness.
  • 9. • Acetone (nail polish remover) • Acetic Acid (vinegar) • Ammonia (floor and toilet cleaner) • Arsenic (poison) • Butane (cigarette lighter fluid) • Cadmium (rechargeable batteries) • Carbon Monoxide (car exhaust fumes) • DDT (insecticide) • Ethanol (alcohol) • Formaldehyde (preserver for bodies and tissues) • Hexamine (barbecue lighter) • Hydrogen Cyanide (gas chamber poison) • Methane (swamp gas) • Methanol (rocket fuel) • Naphthalene (mothballs) • Nitrobenzene (gasoline additive) • Nitrous Oxide Phenols (disinfectant) • Stearic Acid (candle wax) • Toluene (industrial solvent) Thinking of picking up a cigarette? Trying to come up with reasons to quit? Well, feast your eyes on this menu of tasty ingredients in cigarettes…
  • 10. COSTS • One pack of cigarettes costs about 7.00. • Smoking a pack a day for a month costs, 210. • Smoking for a year could cost 2,555. • If you smoke for 5 years, you could spend 12,775. WHAT COULD YOU BUY WITH 12,775IF YOU STOPPED SMOKING NOW?
  • 11. steps to Quit Smoking • Step 1: Prepare to Quit • Step 2: Find Medication to Help You Quit Smoking • Step 3: Surviving Your First Week To Kick an enemy is never difficult So go Ahead !!!
  • 12. Quit smoking NOW!!! Once yOu start, it’s hard to stop

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